10 Jan – It was reported that SNSD's YoonA was officially appointed as the Honorary Ambassador of Jung-gu, Seoul.
According to Kpopconcerts website, on 9 January, Choi Chang-sik, Mayor of Jung-gu had officially presented the certificate of appointment as Honorary Ambassador of the district to YoonA. The mayor stated, "YoonA matches well with the central district of Seoul, Jung-gu and therefore will serve as the Honorary Ambassador."
Regarding her appointment, YoonA commented, "I hope to visit the 'Street of Hallyu Stars' of Jung-gu together with the other SNSD members." She continued, "In the future, I will work hard to promote the beauty of Jung-gu, which is the centre of both tradition and modernity."
During the course of one year, YoonA will be carrying out her activities in various areas such as Myeongdong, Namdaemun, Bukchangdong Tourism Special Zone, Dongdaemun Fashion Town Special Zone and more.